Kangra is the most populous district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Dharamshala is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is the home of the Masrur Temples, also known as the Himalayan Pyramids. For a spiritual retreat that will awaken inner peace, with a mighty Beas coursing through a lush green valley, Kangra is the place to visit. The Beas river flowing through Kangra and the repeated mention of the Valley in the holy Hindu texts, present Kangra as 'Devbhumi' or Land of the Gods. Kangra's majestic beauty and the Valley's various panoramic delights have something to offer for people of all ages. While there are enough stay and travel options available, plan your trip in advance keeping the climate of Kangra in mind. Rest assured, you're in for a visual and experiential treat. Kangra is the place for all those who are looking for rejuvenation and relaxation. The vistas of the city are mystic and simply mesmerizing. Kangra is a small hill station perched at very a high altitude. All thanks to its cultural and historical significance, the hill station is visited by numberless people from across India. Kangra one of the Himachal’s most beautiful valleys, rolls down the southern edge of the magnificent Dhauladhar range, in gentle slopes that are covered with lush green forests of pine, orchards, tea gardens and terraced fields. Dhauladhar, the white ranges, rise upto 14,000 ft from the valley floor, much like a massive wall providing a dramatic back drop to the soothing panoramic landscape.
Dharamshala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama. This is situated on the upper hilly stretch of land of Kangra Valley which is placed just against the picturesque scene of Dhauladhar ranges.
Palampur is the tea capital of North India known for its numerous tea gardens and paddy fields but it also known for its colonial architecture and temples. One can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Dhauladhar range and the slopes of the Kangra valley from Palampur. It’s famous for adventure sports and trekking.
The upper division of Dharamshala is popularly known as McLeodganj. This hill town boasts of alluring bounties such as picturesque trekking trails, soothing weather conditions, idyllic landscapes, and vibrant culture. Nearby major spots are Bhagsu Falls, Namgayal Monastery & Bhagsunag Temple.